Born: 27 March 1847, Koenigsberg (now Kaliningrad), Germany (now Russia)
Died: 26 February 1931, Göttingen, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Goettingen University, Göttingen, Germany
Prize motivation: "in recognition of his services to organic chemistry and the chemical industry by his pioneer work in the field of alicyclic compounds"
Field: industrial chemistry, organic chemistry
Prize share: 1/1